Timeline with Attitude

Timeline created by ORT
In History
  • The Murder of Franz Ferdinand (Process)

    On June 28, 1914, during a parade in Sarajevo, Bosnia Austrian state, Archduke and his wife were driving in a motorcade in a parade.
    Gavrilo Princip, a member of the Black Hand, jumped on top of the car and shot the Duke and his wife. They both died. And this was the main reason world war 1 started. This is decline because an of world war 1
  • When the British Declared War (Canada joins the war) (Process)

    On 4 of August 1914, This was a process moment in history for the Canadians they are going to join the war alongside the British. This was the first time the Canadain have been in a war and was a time for the Canadian to prove themself as a strong army.
  • The Battle of the Ypres (Process)

    This is a big battle for Canada after arriving in Europe they went sent right away to help the French troops in Ypres Belgium. In this battle. It was the first time that The Germans used gases. When all the French were run away due to the gas that was choking you to death. When Canada comes to the battle the gas attack is still going on. News spreads through the trenches that it was chlorine gas and that the only way to stop the gas was to pee on some kind of cloth and put it up onto your face.
  • The Battle of the Somme (Decline)

    Battle of the Somme. General Douglas Haig the British commander thought that the allied forces could break through the German lines. The British and Canadiens started moving into no man's land on July 1, 1916. But this battle went on for four months after July 1, 1916. One the first day of the battle the Allied force Suffered 60,000 casualties. The first battle the British used tanks. This was a Decline for Canadians because the Allied force suffered 650,000 casualties to gain 545 square km.
  • The USA Joins the War (Process)

    In 1915 the USA attempted to get the two sides at the peace table but failed. The Germans pursued a policy of sinking any ship they saw as a threat. Coming or going from Britain. The Lusitania was sunk in 1917. Carrying American passengers. Then on April 6, 1917, the US declared war on German and the Central power. This was a process because the Allied forces were gaining more men, more supplies, and more resources.
  • Vimy Ridge (Process)

    Both the British and the French tried to take the German stronghold on Vimy Ridge. This will be their third try to capture it. The British and French called in Canada for help to attack Vimy Ridge. The attack started at 5:30 am on Monday, April 9, 1917. Their strategy was to use the creeping barrage. After the four-day battle, the Canadians had taken Vimy Ridge. There were 3,500 Canadians dead. This was Process because they captured a German stronghold and there were very low casualties.
  • Passchendaele (Process)

    In Fall, 1917 in Ypres, Belgium. Haig had ordered the Allied troops to try and break through the German line. The Germans have held Ypres since 1914 so it was heavy and reinforced. All the attacks could be heard from London only 150 km away. The Canadians used the creeping barrage again but they were slowed down because of the heavy mud and heavy rain. The Ypres resulted in more than 310,000 Allied and 260,00 German casualties. This was a big process the Germans have held since 1914.
  • Russia Exits the War (Decline)

    In 1917 Communism took root in Russia. Vladimir Lenin led the communists to power in what became known as the Bolshevik Revolution. Once in power, Lenin agreed to peace terms with Germany. The Russians paid a steep price to exit the war, giving Germany parts of Finland, Ukraine, and Poland. The exit of the Russians set the stage for 1918.
  • The Treaty of Versailles (Process)

    Leaders of 32 countries met in Versailles. Canada represented itself as an independent nation. Prime Minister Borden demanded Canada to be given this right. The peace talks were dominated by the “Big Four:” France, England, U.S, and Italy. The terms of the treaty were determined in 1919 at the Palace of Versailles just outside of Paris. The terms can be divided into the following categories. Military, Geographical, Economic, and Political.
  • The League of Nations (Process)

    President Wilson suggested a League of Nations be established to settle future disputes. The League would be an organization promoting international cooperation. And Canada joined the League as an independent nation. And on January 10, 1920, the League of Nations was established.